Welcome to GOGI Jewelry Mentorship Sessions!
Discover the Art of Silversmithing with Personalized Video Mentorship
As someone who shares a passion for the art of silversmithing, I'm thrilled to announce that I am now offering personalized video mentorship sessions to help you take your craft to the next level!
Mentorship Sessions Tailored to You:
Whether you're a budding beginner or a skilled intermediate artist, my mentorship sessions are tailor-made for you. Together, we'll hone your skills, unveil your unique style, and unlock the secrets of silversmithing. There's no need to worry about any question being too basic or advanced—I'm here to meet you at your skill level.
What to Expect from My Mentorship Sessions:
- Live Tutorials: Through interactive video sessions, we'll connect face-to-face, allowing me to guide you step-by-step through various techniques and projects. I'm right there beside you, providing real-time feedback and support.
- Q&A Sessions: No question is too basic or advanced—I'm here to answer all your queries and share helpful insights. Whether it's about techniques, tools, or materials, consider me your go-to mentor for anything silversmithing related.
- Affordable Flexibility: I believe in making quality mentorship accessible to all passionate learners. You can book sessions in half-hour increments at just $35 per half hour, allowing you the freedom to learn at your own pace.
- One half an hour: $35
- One and a half hours: $95 (save $10!)
- Two hours: $120 (save $20!)
- Three hours: $170 (save $40!)
Topics We'll Dive Into:
Our sessions can cover a wide range of topics that span the art of silversmithing and the intricacies of running a successful jewelry business. Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Setting up your jewelry studio.
- Buying jewelry tools—what to invest in and what to skip.
- Soldering techniques for strong and seamless joints.
- Wax carving for creating intricate and unique designs.
- Craft fair tips to showcase your creations and connect with customers.
- Running a successful jewelry business and navigating the industry.
- Design fundamentals and bringing your creative ideas to life.
- Finishing and polishing techniques for that professional touch.
Flexible Scheduling Options:
My mentorship sessions offer extreme flexibility, with options available on nights and weekends, 7 days a week, from 11 am to 8 pm MST (US time zone). Whether you prefer evenings, weekends, or any time in between, I will do my best to accommodate your needs.
Resources and Support:
For a seamless learning experience, you'll find a comprehensive list of beginner and intermediate tools under the (soon to be added!) "Resources" tab on my website, complete with links for easy purchase. After the sessions, I am available for support through email support.
Booking Your Mentorship Session:
To reserve your spot and inquire about availability, simply reach out to me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or through my Contact Page. Please include your preferred date and time, and I'll promptly confirm your booking. I look forward to connecting with you soon!
Payment Made Easy:
For seamless transactions, I accept payments via Venmo, Paypal, and, for added convenience, Credit Card or financing payments through Klarna, Affirm, Shop Pay, and Paypal Pay Later (with an additional 3% fee).
You can cancel scheduled sessions anytime with a full refund. In case of day-of cancellations, a $10 nonrefundable fee will apply.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. Who are the mentorship sessions suitable for?
Whether you're an aspiring silversmith taking your first steps into the world of jewelry-making or an intermediate artist looking to refine your skills, my mentorship sessions are tailored to cater to all skill levels.
2. Do I need prior experience in jewelry-making to join the mentorship sessions?
No prior experience is necessary! My mentorship sessions are designed for beginners and intermediate artists alike. Whether you're starting from scratch or looking to expand your existing skill set, I'm here to guide you every step of the way.
3. What materials will we be working with during the sessions?
Throughout the mentorship sessions, we'll work with various metals of your choice, such as silver, gold, bronze, and copper. We'll also explore the use of gemstones and other materials to enhance your designs. Rest assured, I'll provide guidance on sourcing materials and recommend reputable suppliers.
4. What equipment do I need for the mentorship sessions?
To make the most of our mentorship sessions, you'll need access to a reliable internet connection, a computer or mobile device with a camera, and a workspace equipped with essential silversmithing tools. Don't worry; I provide a comprehensive list of beginner and intermediate tools under the (soon to be added) "Resources" tab on my website for your convenience.
5. Are there any age restrictions for participating in the mentorship sessions?
While my mentorship sessions are open to learners of all ages, I recommend participants under the age of 18 to have parental consent and supervision during the sessions, considering the use of tools and materials involved.
6. How are the mentorship sessions conducted?
The mentorship sessions are conducted via live and interactive video chat using platforms like Facetime or Zoom. This allows for real-time guidance, feedback, and support during the learning process.
7. What topics are covered during the mentorship sessions?
The sessions are customizable to your specific interests and needs. I cover a wide range of topics, including soldering techniques, wax carving, craft fair tips, running a successful jewelry business, buying jewelry tools, design fundamentals, and finishing techniques.
8. How long are the mentorship sessions, and what are the rates?
The mentorship sessions can be booked by the half-hour, starting at just $35 per half hour. I offer flexible pricing options, including one and a half hours for $95 (save $10!), two hours for $120 (save $20!), and three hours for $170 (save $40!).
9. What are the scheduling options for the mentorship sessions?
The scheduling options are incredibly flexible to accommodate your busy life. Sessions are available on nights and weekends, seven days a week, from 11 am to 8 pm MST (US time zone).
10. How can I book a mentorship session?
Booking your mentorship session is simple. Just reach out to me via email at email@example.com and provide your preferred date and time. I'll promptly confirm your booking and look forward to guiding you on your silversmithing journey.
11. What methods of payment do you accept?
I accept payments through convenient and secure methods, including Venmo, Paypal, and, for added ease, Credit Card or financing payments through Klarna, Affirm, Shop Pay, and Paypal Pay Later (with an additional 3% fee).
12. What if I need to cancel a scheduled session?
You can cancel your scheduled session anytime with a full refund. If you need to cancel on the day of the session, a $10 nonrefundable fee will apply.
13. Can I record the mentorship sessions for later reference?
WhileI don't provide recordings of the sessions, you're more than welcome to record them on your end for personal reference and practice. Please note that sharing any recorded material is not allowed without prior consent.
14. Is there any email support after the mentorship sessions?
Absolutely! I'm committed to supporting your creative journey even after the sessions are completed. You can reach out to me via email for any additional questions or guidance.
15. Can I reschedule a booked mentorship session?
Yes,I understand that life can get busy, and plans may change. If you need to reschedule a booked session, please let me know as soon as possible, and I'll do my best to find an alternative time that suits both of us.
16. Can I purchase mentorship sessions as a gift for someone else?
Absolutely!My mentorship sessions make a thoughtful and unique gift for jewelry enthusiasts. Simply contact me to discuss the details, and I'll assist you in arranging the perfect gift experience.
17. What sets your mentorship sessions apart from other online classes?
My one-on-one mentorship sessions offer a highly personalized and immersive learning experience. Unlike pre-recorded online classes, I provide real-time guidance, individual attention, and the opportunity to explore topics aligned with your interests. With a focus on your growth and creativity, I'm dedicated to helping you achieve your jewelry-making aspirations.
18. Can I choose the specific topics we cover during the mentorship sessions?
Absolutely! My mentorship sessions are entirely tailored to your needs and interests. Before each session, we'll discuss your goals and preferences to ensure we focus on the topics that matter most to you.
19. How do I know if the mentorship sessions are right for me?
If you have a passion for jewelry-making, a desire to expand your skills, and a curiosity to explore the art of silversmithing, my mentorship sessions are a perfect fit for you. I welcome learners of all backgrounds and experiences to join me on this creative journey.
20. What happens after the mentorship sessions are completed?
Upon completing your mentorship sessions, you'll have gained invaluable skills and insights to continue your silversmithing journey independently. I'm here to offer ongoing email support if you have any questions or need further guidance.
If you have any other questions or need additional information, feel free to reach out! I'm excited to guide you on your path to creating stunning jewelry pieces and fostering your passion for silversmithing. 🌟🔨